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The Infections in the History of Medicine

// TITOLO ARTICOLO From miasmas to germs: a historical approach to theories of infectious disease transmission
// // CICLA PER LISTA AUTORI // // COGNOME E NOME AUTORE //Karamanou Marianna, // COGNOME E NOME AUTORE //Panayiotakopoulos George, // COGNOME E NOME AUTORE //Tsoucalas Gregory, // COGNOME E NOME AUTORE //Kousoulis Antonis A., // COGNOME E NOME AUTORE //Androutsos George
From miasma to germ theory we trace the evolution of conceptions in infectious disease transmission. Starting from the unproved theories of contagiousness we move on to miasma theory, contagion theory and spontaneous generation theory up to the revolutionary germ theory of disease transmission.

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